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Dogramaci, Burcu

Prof. Dr. Burcu Dogramaci

Principal Investigator –
Executive Board Member


— Professor of Art History (LMU Munich)


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Institut für Kunstgeschichte
Zentnerstr. 31, Zi. 402
80798 München

Room: 402
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180 - 2462
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180 - 5316

Website: Webprofile (LMU Munich)

Main Research Areas

  • Twentieth-century and contemporary art history
  • Artistic exile, migration and transfer
  • Urban culture, architecture and photography
  • Fashion, media and modernity
  • Culture of the Weimar Republic
  • Political iconography

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Ankara. PhD on fashion and press graphics of the Weimar Republic and the Berlin fashion designer Lieselotte Friedlaender. Habilitation at the University of Hamburg on “Kulturtransfer und nationale Identität. Deutschsprachige Architekten, Stadtplaner und Bildhauer in der Türkei nach 1927“ [= Cultural Transfer and National Identity. German-speaking Architects, City Planers and Sculptors in Turkey after 1927]. Since 2009 professor of Art History at LMU Munich. Burcu Dogramaci also works as an art critic for various medias.

Positions, Assignments and Memberships

  • Executive board member and principal investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies
  • Advisory board member of the Virtual Museum "Arts in Exile", German exile archive/ German National Library Frankfurt/ Main
  • Principal investigator at the International Doctoral Program MIMESIS (Elitenetzwerk Bayern)
  • Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of History and Art of LMU Munich
  • Member of the doctoral programme ProArt
  • Member of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers
  • Member of the Association of German Art Historians
  • Member of Ulmer Verein
  • Member of the Society for Exile Research


  • Preis für gute Lehre an den staatlichen Universitäten in Bayern 2015

Supervised Ph.D. Theses

List of Ph.D. theses under Professor Burcu Dogramaci’s supervision